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NFL Blitz tops PSN January sales

EA Sports' arcade football game leads Sony's monthly sales chart; NBA Jam, Mortal Kombat collection, Infamous: Festival of Blood, and Sonic CD round out top five.


Sony today released its list of the top 20 best-selling PlayStation Network games for the month of January, revealing NFL Blitz to be the top-selling game during the month.

NFL Blitz tackled the competition on the PSN in January.
NFL Blitz tackled the competition on the PSN in January.

The $15 arcade football game was released on January 3 and features two-minute quarters of penalty-free action and over-the-top hits. The game was developed by Madden house EA Tiburon. Rounding out the top five were NBA Jam: On Fire Edition, Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection, Infamous: Festival of Blood, and Sonic CD.

As for best-selling PlayStation 3 add-ons, Battlefield 3's Back to Karkand expansion--which went on sale in December--was the biggest digital ware of January. The PSOne Classics category was dominated by Square Enix titles from the Final Fantasy and Chrono Cross series, with Corpse Party and Mega Man Maverick Hunter X grabbing the top two spots on the PSP-specific charts.

The full list of top PSN titles--broken down by category--is below.

Top 20 PSN and PS3 full games:

1. NFL Blitz
2. NBA Jam: On Fire Edition
3. Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection
4. Infamous 2: Festival of Blood
5. Sonic CD
6. Payday: The Heist
7. Dungeon Defenders
8. Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD
9. Amy
10. Crysis
11. Resident Evil 4
12. Shadow of the Colossus
13. Castle Crashers
14. Trine 2
15. Real Steel
16. Darksiders
17. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
18. Battlefield 1943
19. Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition
20. Saints Row 2

Top 5 PS3 add-ons
1. Battlefield 3--Back to Karkand
2. Call of Duty: Black Ops
3. Gran Turismo 5--Car Pack 3
4. Gran Turismo 5--Speed Test Course Pack
5. Battlefield 3--SPECACT Kit & Dog Tag Bundle

Top 5 PSOne Classics
1. Final Fantasy VII
2. Final Fantasy VI
3. Final Fantasy Origins
4. Chrono Cross
5. Final Fantasy IX

Top 5 PSP Games
1. Corpse Party
2. Mega Man Maverick Hunter X
3. NBA 2K12
4. Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions
5. Pro Evolution Soccer 2012

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